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Electrical Power Production

Overview: Electrical power is produced by power stations and generators.  Electrical Power Production personnel are responsible for ensuring that a sufficient capacity of electrical power is readily available in fixed, mobile and temporary locations, including disaster relief centers.  

Position:  Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Install, remove, operate, maintain and repair electrical power generating and control systems, aircraft arresting systems and associated equipment 
  • Use precision test equipment, troubleshoot malfunctions and inspect parts for excessive wear and other conditions 
  • Establish maintenance and operating procedures to ensure maximum efficiency


  • Normal color vision 
  • ASVAB score of 40 on Electrical and 56 on Mechanical 
  • Demonstrated weight lift of 70 pounds
  • Qualification to operate government motor vehicles


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 8 ½ weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX followed by Technical Training 
  • Technical Training - 55 days at Sheppard AFB, TX 
  • College credits earned: Mechanical and Electrical Technology  - 21 credits

Related Civilian Careers:

  • Power plant operators